Install Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) 9


Here’s one quick way to install Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04. If you’re reading this post, then you probably already know what Dropbox is and how to use it. So, I am going to skip that part and show you how to quickly install it in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) if you haven’t already done so.

Without wasting any more of your precious time, let’s get going.

Objectives:

  • Install Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add Dropbox’s repository key.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E

 

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Next, run the commands below to add Dropbox’s repository in Ubuntu 12.04.

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) main"

 

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Finally, run the commands below to update your system and install Dropbox.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox

 

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When prompted with the screen shown below, click Next

 

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Then click ‘Start Dropbox’

 

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Choose your option as shown below and begin downloading and installing Dropbox.

 

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Enjoy!


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